US slaps sanctions on Chinese firms in crackdown on deadly drugs

//US slaps sanctions on Chinese firms in crackdown on deadly drugs

US slaps sanctions on Chinese firms in crackdown on deadly drugs

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Chinese painkiller makers as it vowed to step up action to curb the addiction epidemic that killed a record 100,000 Americans last year.With people who are dealing with addiction increasingly turning to cheaper pills bought online from abroad, President Joe Biden signed an executive order that makes it easier for the United States to target foreign drug traffickers.The actions “will help disrupt the global supply chain and the financial…

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